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Hoosier History Live

Feb 26, 2021

As Hoosier History Live salutes Black History Month - as well as the Bicentennial era of Indianapolis - we will explore the life of the first woman of color to move to the new Hoosier capital in 1821.

Little had been known about Chaney Lively (1800-1858?), who came to the Indiana wilderness from Kentucky, until our...

Feb 26, 2021

Benjamin Harrison, the only president elected from Indiana, handled an epidemic in 1892, his final year in the White House. For another show in our periodic series that offers listeners an opportunity to call with questions about Indiana's heritage, our host, author and historian Nelson Price, will be joined by Charlie Hyde, CEO of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

In between phone calls from listeners, Nelson and Charlie will...

Feb 26, 2021

Since our show in 2019 about the Indiana Medical History Museum, news has unfolded related to the museum, which is housed in a building that was part of the historic campus of the former Central State Hospital, a psychiatric facility in Indianapolis that closed in 1994.

The Indiana Medical History Museum on the campus of the former Central State Hospital.Some of the developments concern the efforts of...

Feb 5, 2021

Hoosier History Live host Nelson Price reunites with David Lindquist for a sold-out show featuring stories from David's two decades of writing about pop music and culture for The Indianapolis Star.

Like a seasoned pop music act reuniting for another sold-out tour, host Nelson Price and his guest David Lindquist will join forces once again to explore tales from David's more than 22 years of writing about pop music and culture for The Indianapolis Star. But don't expect a rehash of greatest hits from their...